FESTIVALS & AWARDS: Malatya IFF, Cinema Tropical Awards, Thessaloniki IFF and more!

THE FINGER points the way to success, OCTOBER has another great month, and WHEN I SAW YOU’s audience likes what it sees…



THE FINGER (dir. Sergio Teubal, Argentina) was awarded Best Screenplay, Best Actor, and Best Score at the Malatya International Film Festival in Ankara, Turkey! THE FINGER will premiere as part of the Global Lens 2012 film series in January at MoMA—watch the film trailer here!



ON THE EDGE (2011 GFI grant recipient), directed by Leila Kilani of Morocco, received the following awards:

OCTOBER (2008 GFI grant recipient) received Best Feature Film at the Cinema Tropical AWARDS, held at The New York Times headquarters in New York City. Watch the trailer here!

WHEN I SAW YOU (2011 GFI grant recipient) received the Graal S.A. and Kodak Cinelabs Greece award at the 52nd Thessaloniki International Film Festival. The film’s director Annemarie Jacir recently wrapped up a year with The Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative working with director Zhang Yimou. Read her interview with Rolex here!

Director Alejo Crisóstomo recently exhibited a work in progress of FAITH (2011 GFI grant recipient) on the opening night of the Central American Film Festival in Guatemala. Look out for the world premiere, coming soon!

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